Twenty-two new COVID cases in Latrobe City

One new Tier 1 exposure site has been added in Latrobe City.

Staff writers

Latrobe City recorded 22 new COVID-19 cases on Sunday.

That lifts the tally of active COVID-19 cases in the municipality to 118.

Of the new cases in the past 24 hours, nine were in the 3844 postcode (Traralgon district), seven in the 3825 postcode (Moe district) and six in the 3840 postcode (Morwell district).

It comes after seven fresh cases were reported in Latrobe City on Saturday.

Regional Victoria recorded 148 new cases in the 24-hour period up to midnight on Sunday.

“We are seeing ongoing growth in case numbers across regional Victoria,” COVID-19 commander Jeroen Weimar said earlier today.

In addition to Latrobe City’s 22, there were 31 new cases in Baw Baw, 19 in Greater Shepparton, 18 in Mildura, 12 in Macedon Ranges and 11 in Greater Geelong.

Victoria recorded 1890 cases of COVID in the last 24 hours, lifting the state’s total of active cases to 18,342.

The list of Tier 1 exposure sites in Latrobe City remains at eight.

They are as follows:

Morwell Park Primary School, Morwell Monday 4 October 9.00am-3.15pm

Chemist Discount Centre, Churchill Wednesday 29 September 10.00am-5.30pm

Pets Domain, Mid Valley Shopping Centre, Morwell Tuesday 28 September, 12.00pm-2.00pm

Gippsland Regional Aquatic Centre, Traralgon GYM ONLY Monday 27 September 6.20pm-7.20pm and Tuesday 28 September 6.20pm-7.45pm

National Australia Bank, Morwell Tuesday 28 September, 9.00am – 5.00pm and Wednesday 29 September, 9.00am – 11.00am

Cafe Qu Bah, Mid Valley Shopping Centre, Morwell Sunday 26 September, 5.55pm – 7.15pm

Village Cinemas, Morwell, Cinema 5 only Sunday 26 September, 7.00pm – 10.30pm

Betta Electrical, Moe Monday 27 September, 9.00am – 5.00pm

Testing opportunities in Latrobe City are at the following locations:

• Gippsland Regional Indoor Sports Stadium, Ashby St, Traralgon drive through: 9.30am – 4pm Monday 11 October to Thursday 14 October. No appointments required.
• Latrobe Valley Respiratory Clinic, Morwell – By Appointment for bookings go to: https://bit.ly/3Fbd8eH
• LCHS – Senior Citizens Centre, Moe – Walk-in clinic. 9am – 11am Tuesday 12 October, 9am – 11am Thursday 14 October. No appointments required.
• Clinical Labs Traralgon – walk in clinic. 7.30am – 3.30pm Monday – Friday. By appointment on 5174 0285.